Items by Nelson Harvey

Light rail exists in Denver, and comes to Phoenix
Light rail exists in Denver, and comes to Phoenix
Nelson Harvey takes a ride on Denver’s light rail to see whether it’s changed his city for the better.
Colorado’s first legal hemp harvest since 1957 is underway
Colorado’s first legal hemp harvest since 1957 is underway
But a ban on seed transport hampers farmers.
KDNK speaks with HCN reporter John Calderazzo
KDNK speaks with HCN reporter John Calderazzo
Scientists who study climate change can be remarkably bad at communicating findings.
KDNK speaks with HCN reporter Claudine LoMonaco
KDNK speaks with HCN reporter Claudine LoMonaco
On troubling corporate and Forest Service conduct in Arizona.
Climate threats to Alaska food security
Climate threats to Alaska food security
KDNK speaks with HCN writer Elizabeth Grossman.
To protect hydropower, utilities will pay Colorado River water users to conserve
Jonathan Thompson on payday lending
Jonathan Thompson on payday lending
Latest chapter in the exploitation of Native Americans, with a surprising plot twist.
Border patrol runs roughshod on public lands
Border patrol runs roughshod on public lands
KDNK speaks with Ray Ring about damage to border ecology.
Will gun control do more harm than good?
Will gun control do more harm than good?
KDNK Radio speaks with HCN about the great gun debate.
The National Park Service's diversity problem
The National Park Service's diversity problem
KDNK Radio speaks with HCN about changing demographics.
Listen to HCN readers share horror stories
Listen to HCN readers share horror stories
A KDNK Sounds of the High Country segment.
KDNK Radio speaks with writer Sierra Crane-Murdoch
KDNK Radio speaks with writer Sierra Crane-Murdoch
Searching for answers in a Nevada town plagued by childhood cancer.
KDNK Radio speaks with HCN reporter Kevin Taylor
KDNK Radio speaks with HCN reporter Kevin Taylor
Will an apple a day keep the food desert away?
KDNK Radio speaks with Cally Carswell
KDNK Radio speaks with Cally Carswell
Behind the scenes with the tree coroners.
KDNK Radio speaks with Marshall Swearingen
KDNK Radio speaks with Marshall Swearingen
What happens when an old mining town recruits a physics lab and pursues Big Science?
Josh Zaffos on the Front Range fracking wars
Josh Zaffos on the Front Range fracking wars
The debate over the drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing is heating up this fall, as several cities along Colorado’s Front Range prepare to vote on fracking bans or moratoriums.
Sandy Gebhards and Sierra Crane-Murdoch on life in the oilfields
An interview with John Maclean
An interview with John Maclean
KDNK's Nelson Harvey talks with Maclean about the Yarnell Hill Fire fatalities and the lessons of deadly fires past.
Hal Herring on the Rocky Mountain Front
Hal Herring on the Rocky Mountain Front
Hal Herring talks with KDNK's Nelson Harvey about looming energy development in his wild and sprawling backyard
Latino radio stations connect immigrant communities
Latino radio stations connect immigrant communities
Latino music stations -- even commercial ones -- increasingly resemble public service organizations.
Ray Ring on Jackson's housing crisis
Ray Ring on Jackson's housing crisis
KDNK's Nelson Harvey talks with HCN Senior Editor Ray Ring about his recent cover story on the clash between conservation goals and the need for affordable housing in Jackson, Wyoming.
Jonathan Thompson on the grid
Jonathan Thompson on the grid
KDNK's Nelson Harvey talks with Jonathan Thompson about our stressed and complicated transmission system.
Emily Guerin on ranchers' and BLM's collaborative approach to fighting wildfire
Emily Guerin on ranchers' and BLM's collaborative approach to fighting wildfire
Emily Guerin talks with KDNK's Nelson Harvey about why this unusual collaboration is working in Idaho.
Deconstructing environmentalists' opposition to renewable energy
Deconstructing environmentalists' opposition to renewable energy
Sarah Gilman and KDNK's Nelson Harvey talk about why environmentalists in certain communities are divided about the appropriate way to address climate change.
Craig Childs on hidden, trail-free BLM gems
Craig Childs on hidden, trail-free BLM gems
KDNK's Nelson Harvey talks with Craig Childs about his story "Secret getaways of the National Conservation System."
Greg Hanscom on ski towns and climate change
Greg Hanscom on ski towns and climate change
Greg Hanscom discusses the prospects for economies built on snow with KDNK's Nelson Harvey.
Jonathan Thompson on gun control
Jonathan Thompson on gun control
Nelson Harvey interviews HCN senior editor Jonathan Thompson on gun control and gun culture in the West.
An interview with Joshua Zaffos
An interview with Joshua Zaffos
Joshua Zaffos discusses his story on industry money and higher education with KDNK's Nelson Harvey.
A rancher must sell out after losing a court case against a gas company
A rancher must sell out after losing a court case against a gas company
A lawsuit over a pipeline leaves Dow Rippy broke.